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Author Plested, Marcus.

Title The Macarian legacy : the place of Macarius-Symeon in the Eastern Christian tradition / Marcus Plested
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford theological monographs
Oxford theological monographs.
Contents Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: The Background; 1 The Macarian Writings and their Historical Context; 2 The Lineaments of the Macarian Vision; 3 Macarius and the Cappadocians; 4 Macarius and Evagrius; Part II: The Legacy; 5 Mark the Monk; 6 Diadochus of Photice; 7 The Asceticon of Abba Isaiah; 8 Maximus the Confessor; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; X
Summary The Macarian writings of one of the principal fountainheads of the Christian ascetic and mystical tradition. This text re-evaluates many of the factors which have hindered a due appreciation of the nature of their theological and spiritual legacy
Notes Title from title screen (viewed 9 Feb. 2005)
Originally published in print: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
SUBJECT Macarius, the Egyptian, Saint, active 4th century.
Macarius, the Egyptian, Saint, active 4th century. fast (OCoLC)fst01831981
Subject Orthodox Eastern Church -- Doctrines -- History
SUBJECT Orthodox Eastern Church. fast (OCoLC)fst00510210
Subject Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
RELIGION -- Christian Church -- History.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- History.
Theology, Doctrinal.
Theology, Doctrinal -- Early church.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Oxford University Press
ISBN 0199267790